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How to Read a Nutrition Label

Properly reading a nutrition label is a basic skill that everyone who is interested in staying healthy needs to learn. Too often, food manufacturers market an item as healthy when in fact it's no different than the average unhealthy product on the shelf. Don't Be Fooled Most of the time, people...

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Misleading Food Labels

Learning the benefits of eating health foods may convince you to start eating them. But what if the foods you start eating aren't any healthier than the ones you gave up? Misleading statements on food labels can lead to that. Whole Grains Incorporating whole foods into your diet will give you...

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Nutrition Label: Overview

Ever since the Nutritional Labeling and Education Act of 1990 (NLEA) gave the FDA authority to mandate nutritional labeling of foods that it regulates, most of our packaged foods have a "Nutritional Facts" table on the side. This blog post will offer an overview of what it all means. At...

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